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Congress honors Wallenberg

Nina Lagergren accepted a Congressional Gold Medal July 9 on behalf of her late half brother Raoul Wallenberg in a special ceremony at the Capitol rotunda in Washington, D.C. Heading the group of dignitaries present was Speaker of the House … Continue reading

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Gold Eagle sales plunge

Gold and silver bullion prices have registered gains this year, but rising metals prices have done nothing to boost sales of American bullion coins from the U.S. Mint. Instead, buyers of American Eagle gold and silver bullion coins have cut … Continue reading

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Bomber on new $1 coin

The 70th anniversary of the retirement of the Avro Lancaster W4783 “G for George,” bomber currently on display at the Australian War Memorial has been commemorated by the Royal Australian Mint has produced a commemorative collectible $1 coin in aluminum … Continue reading

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Lissner sale slated

The Lissner collection of world coins will be sold Aug. 1-2 at the Chicago Marriott O’Hare, just prior to the annual summer convention of the American Numismatic Association in Rosemont, Ill. Valued at over $2 million, the collection will be … Continue reading

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Debate ensues over ancient coins

By Richard Giedroyc Views, both pro and con, regarding what should be done about a proposed Memorandum of Understanding with Egypt that among other things addresses private ownership of ancient Egyptian coins were presented recently at a meeting of the … Continue reading

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Brasher doubloon copy to be sold at ANA show

Reproductions of a Brasher doubloon will be struck and sold at the American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of Money where the original will be on display Aug. 5-9 as the centerpiece of the ANA Museum Showcase exhibit. Though nowhere near … Continue reading

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Chaplains on Hall of Fame medal

The 2014 Jewish-American Hall of Fame medal honors U.S. Jewish chaplains. On one side is Rabbi Jacob Frankel, the first U.S. Jewish chaplain. On the other side is Rabbi Alexander Goode along with the other members the immortal Four Chaplains … Continue reading

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New baseball set release nears

A Young Collector’s Set will go on sale July 28 at the U.S. Mint. Price was not available at press time. The set is part of the National Baseball Hall of Fame commemorative program and will feature an uncirculated half … Continue reading

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Rare dollar in Scotsman auction

A 1795 Flowing Hair silver dollar will be among the featured lots of a Scotsman auction that will be conducted July 18 at the St. Charles, Mo., Convention Center. Graded VF-30 by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation the coin is the two … Continue reading

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Kennedy set to sell for $99.95

A four-coin silver Kennedy 50th anniversary set will be priced at $99.95 when it goes on sale at the U.S. Mint later this year. An availability date has not been established yet. Comprising the set are a reverse proof from … Continue reading

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